Core Beliefs

Core Beliefs

Leadership: We are strategic and work towards being a center of influence in the community. Our work is characterized by partnerships, learning, risk-taking, mutual respect, and a spirit of inquiry.

Integrity: We are accountable for what we do and transparent in how we do it. Our business practices are fair, equitable, and accessible.

Stewardship: We are responsible stewards of the Foundation’s assets, and focus our time, resources, and energy on making a measurable difference.

Capacity Building: We value supporting the community and helping organizations succeed.

Impact: Our work needs to make measurable and sustainable impacts in a community.

Power of Giving: Philanthropy plays a powerful and integral role in strengthening a community.

Systemic Approach: We address root causes of issues, focusing both on issues today and prevention of issues in the future.